Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Monarch Flycatchers :: Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher

Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher Trochocercus nitens

Described by: Cassin (1859)
Alternate common name(s): Blue-headed Crested Flycatcher
Old scientific name(s): Terpsiphone nitens


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W. to c. Africa;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, and Ghana to Togo.
(2) Nigeria, s. Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, sw. Central African Republic, s. Sudan, ne. Zaire and Uganda s. to nw. Angola, sw., sc., and ce. Zaire.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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